We ask that children arrive after 8:30am – this is the time when the Patrol Monitors are on duty at the crossing. Please endeavour to have your child on time to ensure they are ready for an orderly start to the school day.
8.55am – Classes commence
10:30-10:50am – Morning Interval
12:25 -1.20pm – Lunch
3.00pm – End of school day
Parents must inform the school of their child’s absence and reason for the absence by 9.00am, this is a MInistry of Education requirement. Please ring the school on 8442131, send an email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 027 872 2333. Class teachers mark attendance registers electronically by 9.10am and 1.30pm daily. If children are late they must come to the office before going to their class.
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Assemblies are held to celebrate students' achievement and we also have a whole school singing assembly every even week.
The school newsletter is uploaded every second Friday to Facebook, Hero and here on our website. A hard copy is available to view in the office or on request.
There is limited parking available on our front netball courts, mornings are drop and go only, please be respectful of others when using this area.In the afternoons the following applies;
Junior Block Rooms 1-4 who are picked up by a car will wait on the deck supervised by staff, at the front of the school.
Middle Block Rooms 6-8 will walk with a teacher to Windsor Terrace to be picked up. Younger siblings will go with them.
Senior Block Rooms 10-14 will walk to Peddie Street for pick up along with younger siblings.
Children who walk, bike or scoot home independently will meet Mrs Bevis outside the sickbay doors and walk together, with the road patrollers, to the crossing on Meeanee Road.
Please do not use the staff car park area as a drop off or pick up zone.
Our school receives a payment from The Ministry of Education. We will not ask parents for donations or payments for any activities related to the curriculum. We will ask for payment for after school activities, sports, camps or opportunities offered as add-ons or extras to the curriculum.
Beyond the Bell run before school, after school and holiday programmes in our school hall. For more information please phone Carol Della Barca on 027 231 3160 or email email@example.com
Lost property is kept in the cloakbay of Room 9. We ask that parents name their child’s clothing – with all children wearing the same garments it is much easier to find the owner and our lost property area doesn’t become congested.
Swimming instruction and water safety are part of the school curriculum in Terms 1 and 4. If a child is unable to swim because of a medical reason, please notify the classroom teacher.
The Dental Caravan visits our school yearly. If dental problems occur at any other time, you can contact the Tamatea Hub on 873 4864 and they will connect you to a dental therapist.
It is important for the benefit of the child that we are notified of any changes in family situations eg. Change of address, telephone number, emergency contacts etc. This can be done at any time throughout the year.
Living in New Zealand and by the coast means that we need to be very aware of our response in an emergency.
Our first action in an earthquake is to Stop, Drop and Hold.
If you have any questions, would like more information or would like to visit our school please don’t hesitate to contact us on (06) 844 2131 or pop in for a visit.
30A Meeanee RoadTaradale Napier 4112
06 844 2131027 872 2333
Email Sharyn (office) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Term 1 30.01.2023 - 06.04.2023
Term 2 24.04.2023 - 30.06.2023
Term 3 17.07.2023 - 22.09.2023
Term 4 09.10.2023 - 14.12.2023